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With a wide variety of topics and formats, GSA events have something for everyone. Take a look at our events calendar below to find out which is perfect for you. The key below highlights the complimentary events for various membership levels.

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Forthcoming events...

Date

Event

Time

Location

Description

26/04/2019 GSA UK Awards Open for Entries 17:00 N/A

The GSA UK Awards for Strategic Sourcing Open for entries.

01/05/2019 Contracting to avoid dispute or deadlock 14:00-16:00 DLA Piper, 160 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4HT

The first in a series of workshops to reconsider the way of contracting.

02/05/2019 Attracting Talent 14:00-16:00 London

There’s a war on talent. How do we upskill the teams we have and attract new talent into the profession? This is a #ReshapingSourcing workstream. New contributors welcome.

03/05/2019 Professional Awards Submissions Close 17:00 N/A

This is the final closing date for submissions for the Annual Professional Awards.

13/05/2019 Dinner- Industry call to action- opportunity for automation for BPO 19:00-22:00 London

Dinner in conjunction with Automation Anywhere on an Industry call to action for automation in BPO

15/05/2019 Buy Side Open House 9:00-13:30

Coeus Consulting, 5thfloor, 28-30 Cornhill, EC3V 3NF

The BBC is the first organisation to open its doors and invite the strategic sourcing community in to learn first-hand the BBC’s industry leading approach to strategic sourcing. This half day session is split into two key components: the buyers-Show and Tell and then following the networking break, the Community Cohesion Cohort – where all elements of the strategic sourcing community come together to discuss approaches to driving value-add through collaboration.

16/05/2019 Cloud 16:00-18:00 AWS, London

SourcingTech series event.

As the name suggests, the series will be focused on the new and emerging technologies that the sourcing profession needs to be aware of, but equally will provide guidelines to GSA members on how best to source these new technologies into their organisations.

20/05/2019 Professional Awards Live Judging 09:00-17:00 London

Live judging for the Professional Awards Ceremony which takes place on 25th June.

21/05/2019 Digital Workforce 09:00-11:00 London A focus on Automation in the public sector.
21/05/2019 Attracting Talent 14:00-16:00 GSA, Wardour Street, London There’s a war on talent. How do we upskill the teams we have and attract new talent into the profession? This is a #ReshapingSourcing workstream. New contributors welcome.
23/05/2019 Start Ups Code of Conduct 09:00-12:00 NTT Data Service UK, Level 6, 180 Oxford Street, London, W1D 1NN

Round table discussion on the creation of the Start Up’s code of Conduct

03/06/2019 GSA Management Council 14:30-15:30 GSA, Wardour Street, London Association Governance. Closed to GSA Management Council members only.
03/06/2019 GSA Executive Council 15:30-17:30 GSA, Wardour Street, London Campaign planning and progression. Closed to GSA Council members only.
20/06/2019 5G and new wireless technologies transforming connectivity 16:00-18:00 London

A SourcingTech series event.

As the name suggests, the series will be focused on the new and emerging technologies that the sourcing profession needs to be aware of, but equally will provide guidelines to GSA members on how best to source these new technologies into their organisations.
June TBC Buy Side Open House TBC TBC

This series of events is focused on buy-side organisations opening their doors to members of the GSA community to showcase the inner workings of their strategic sourcing activity in a bid to share insights and drive best practice across the community.

25/06/2019 Emergent Talent Forum 09:00-16:30 Belfast

A day of workshops and seminars on best practice and industry futures based around the GSA’s Global Sourcing Standard and results to date of its #ReshapingSourcing programme. Although open to all, this event has been developed with a view to encouraging the captains of industry of tomorrow to get involved in the industry and profession and work with the GSA on how they’d like to shape the future.

25/06/2019 Professional Awards 18:45-01:00 Titanic Belfast

Annual Awards programme celebrating the teams and the individuals that really demonstrate the strategic value sourcing can bring to an organisation. A glittering black tie affair.

15/07/2019 Strategic Leadership Exec 15:30-17:30 GSA, Wardour Street, London A look to the future: what will strategic sourcing look like in 2025. Closed to GSA Strategic Leadership Exec members only.
18/07/2019 IoT and the Revolution of Sensor Technology London

A SourcingTech series event.

As the name suggests, the series will be focused on the new and emerging technologies that the sourcing profession needs to be aware of, but equally will provide guidelines to GSA members on how best to source these new technologies into their organisations.
19/07/2019 GSA Global Awards Close 17:00 N/A

Closing date for the GSA Global Awards Entries.

13/08/2019 Digital Workforce 09:00-11:00 London A #ReshapingSourcing working group focused on developing key initiatives in the digital workforce and intelligent automation space. New contributors welcome
09/09/2019 GSA Management Council 14:30-15:30 GSA, Wardour Street, London Association Governance. Closed to GSA Management Council members only.
09/09/2019 GSA Executive Council 15:30-17:30 GSA, Wardour Street, London Campaign planning and progression. Closed to GSA Council members only.
13/09/2019 Entries close for the GSA UK Awards 17:00 N/A Entries close for the GSA UK Awards in Strategic Sourcing.
26/09/2019 IoT and the Revolution of Sensor Technology 16:00-18:00 London

A SourcingTech series event.

As the name suggests, the series will be focused on the new and emerging technologies that the sourcing profession needs to be aware of, but equally will provide guidelines to GSA members on how best to source these new technologies into their organisations.
October TBC Buy-Side Open House TBC TBC

This series of events is focused on buy-side organisations opening their doors to members of the GSA community to showcase the inner workings of their strategic sourcing activity in a bid to share insights and drive best practice across the community.

October TBC Global Sourcing Summit 08:30-17:00 Ukraine

The GSA’s flagship global event. A day packed full of plenary seminars and thought-provoking break-out sessions dedicated to industry futures and best practice.

October TBC Global Sourcing Awards 18:45-01:00 Ukraine

A celebration of best practice in strategic sourcing – rewarding company and project achievements from around the world. A black tie celebration and party.

28/10/2019 Strategic Leadership Exec 15:30-17:30 GSA, Wardour Street, London A look to the future: what will strategic sourcing look like in 2025. Closed to GSA Strategic Leadership Exec members only.
30/10/2019 GSA UK Awards Live Judging 09:00-17:00 London Live judging session for the GSA UK Awards in Strategic Sourcing.
12/11/2019 Digital Workforce 09:00-11:00 London A #ReshapingSourcing working group focused on developing key initiatives in the digital workforce and intelligent automation space. New contributors welcome.
19/11/2019 Attracting Talent 14:00-16:00 GSA, Wardour Street, London There’s a war on talent. How do we upskill the teams we have and attract new talent into the profession? This is a #ReshapingSourcing workstream. New contributors welcome.
November TBC GSA UK Awards 18:45-01:00 London A celebration of best practice in strategic sourcing – rewarding company and project achievements. A black tie celebration and party.
21/11/2019 Security 16:00-18:00 London

A SourcingTech series event.

As the name suggests, the series will be focused on the new and emerging technologies that the sourcing profession needs to be aware of, but equally will provide guidelines to GSA members on how best to source these new technologies into their organisations.
02/12/2019 GSA Management Council 14:30-15:30 GSA, Wardour Street, London Association Governance. Closed to GSA Management Council members only.
02/12/2019 GSA Executive Council 15:30-17:30 GSA, Wardour Street, London Campaign planning and progression. Closed to GSA Council members only.
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